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. it's a blessing. president obama and form irpresident clinton and carter will speak on wednesday to mark the exact anniversary. >> while thousands made the pilgramage to washington, many marked the historic moment right here. youth organizations joined the museum of african-american history as they hosted a reenactment of the march. it was to give young people a sense of what the march on august was like. mayor rahm emanuel was one of the guest speakers and he emphasized how important young people are to driving dr. king's vision home. >> this is a very difficult time in the city of chicago. the march on washington was about jobs and freedom. and education is a great equal lieser and there is nothing more important than to give our children a great education. >> the mayor reminded the city how much work still needs to be done in order to make dr. king's dream a reality. >> chicago congressman says that he was invited to be one of the speakers at the rally in washington today however he on thed to attend an immigration workshop for young people here in chicago this morning. he alo
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. it is the second-largest parade in the nation. today's grand was marshal, a special adviser to president obama. >> i'm excited to play my part in this great event. carried some of our very own and celebrated traditions of the south side. >> i hope everybody had a good time. a law takes effect in january that designates the first monday in october as the day that students bring parents and guardians to their classrooms. >> we believe in the future. we believe in our children. we believe in each and every one of these boys and girls. i cannot do this job of governor forever. one of these kids will be governor someday, and we want their parents to be involved in it. >> the law is designed to promote greater parental involvement. according to a study by the national center for education statistics, that leads to better grades through a child's cooling. >> a high-profile california kidnapping case has come to a close. in a remote section of idaho. asked, what led the police there. >> also, a special 100th birthday celebration for a chicago who has made a big difference in her community. >> widespre
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for everything we stood for. >> the senior democrat believes the obama administration has not completely lost its influence in egypt >> egypt is an important country and i think we have to be very careful before we cut off aid >> republican senator points out... >> when someone is shot down by something with american money do think we will have friends? >> thousands of russians may be forced to evacuate their homes because of severe flooding. more than 100,000 people in russia's far east are on the brink of being washed out. the floods are said to be russia's worst in the past 120 years and some 15,000 people already have evacuated. the outlook for the next week is for rising water levels. the floods have swamped the vast areas of farmland and affected the region's infrastructure >> hundreds more people in idaho were forced to leave their homes as strong winds fuelled the blazing beavercreek wildfire. the number of people displaced is now more than 2200. firefighters say it lightning started the blaze more than 10 days ago. cloudy weather and higher humidity are helping to slow the growth of the
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of freedom from president obama. mr. cub was the first african-american player in the organization. he has been an ambassador of baseball joy for more than a half a century; dancing here with laura ricketts. i got his reation to the award before the game. >> it is a great country or what? this is really amazing to me. i cannot believe that ... that i made this honor bestowed upon me by president barack obama. it is very powerful. i know some other athletes that have one and i am so happy and proud, and i am nervous ... there are so many things happening in my life right now. it has been a honor. >> and a reminder that you can see saturday's arlington million right here on wgn. dan roan, eddie olzcyk, and howard sudberry will get you ready for the race. post time for the million is about 5:45. >> that's the news for this tuesday night. we're happy you shared time with us. i'm micah materre. materre. every day you stain it... ♪ ...and stain it... and stain it. so every day, use crest 3d white toothpaste to remove up to 90% of surface stains in just 5 days. no wonder crest 3d white is the n
of august so far. we are about an inch and 74 hundredths below normal. promotingnt obama is his immature healthcare reform program in his weekly address. while republicans are unhappy with the law. his comments come as some gop members in congress are calling for an effort to define obamacare in an up coming budget deadline. >> a lot of republicans seem to believe that if they can gum up the works and make this law fail, they will somehow be sticking it to me. but they would just be sticking it to you. calleden say that if you their office with questions about the law, they will refuse to help. call me old-fashioned, but that is lousy constituent service. >> the president is urging everyone to find out more about how the new affordable health care law works by going to healthcare.gov. republicans in their weekly address are calling on mr. obama to delay the individual mandate in the law that requires americans to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty. >> the president claims that this law is working the way it is supposed to. but clearly it is not. not when the administration is missi
. relief is at hand for just $18 a month. talk to your doctor about nexium. president obama will award the presidential medal of freedom to three chicago legends at the white house later this year. they areoprah winfrey, ernie banks, and cordy tindell vivian. oprah will be recognized for her philanthropic work, banks for his hall of fame career with the cubs, and vivian for playing an important role in the civil rights movement. the medal is the nations highest civilian honor. feminist pioneer gloria steinem and sally ride, the first american woman astronaut in space, will also be awarded medals. very nice stuff in the seven day forecast. cooling off after that. that's right. it made warm up over the weekend. and we have the annual parade coming saturday morning and the weather looks spectacular for that. we are happy to announce that. bill snider mind whether producer pointed out that since july 1st the rain has turned off route here. we had the wetteswettest n record. until that point. and we have made dry. since then. it shows you what cool weather does, blocking the rain and sendin
sentence. the death penalty is an option. president obama says his administration is gathering information into whether the syrian government gassed hundreds of civilians. what we have seen indicates that this is clearly a big event of great concern.grave cpmcerm///n. despite this apparent turn of events in syria, the president insists he's in no rush to send u-s servicemembers into the civil war torn country. the president said nearly a year ago syria would be crossing a red line if it ever used chemical weapons. a change at the top at tech giant microsoft. ceo steve ballmer plans to retire within the next 12 months. ballmer said today he had not planned to retire in the middle of microsoft's new restructuring plan but decided the company needed a longer-term ceo to see the transition through. investors had been critical of ballmer for failing to anticipate the mobile computing revolution. stocks rose in pre- market trading on news of ballmer's upcoming retirement. microsoft founder and chairman bill gates says he will be involved in the the process to hire a new ceo. calling it quits. th
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